The lieutenant was almost surely newly assigned to combat in the Pacific, but with his plane on fire, he managed to break away and pancake the burning fighter somewhere on Mindoro Island. He was quickly rescued by U.S. Army Tank Corps troops, largely indicated by the fresh signs of tanks having passed quite recently.
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Faster than a speeding bullet!
The wrecked F8F-2 Bearcat that became Air Racing’s winningest Unlimited racer
STRAIGHT WINGS VS. SWEPT WINGS
F-84 Thunderjets & MiG-15s over Korea
The Sleeping Pilot
IN JULY OF 1943, it was the same as now: sunshine was a treasured commodity in Oxfordshire, England. So, even in the middle of a war, when the sun came out and the guns were quiet, young men would do the natural thing and enjoy it in the most natural of ways: with an afternoon nap. The war be damned.
Mustang ACE of ACES - MAJOR GEORGE E. PREDDY
Squadron Leader Clive Rowley MBE RAF (Ret.), a former Royal Air Force fighter pilot, tells the story of USAAF fighter pilot and top-scoring Mustang ace George E. Preddy.
P-51: The 18th Fighter Bomber Group
With thousands of late-model P-51s available at the end of WW II, the Mustang became the predominant airframe inactive and guard units into the 1950s until they were supplanted by jets.
The classic WW II Canadian trainer
Impossible barriers are made to be broken
Few technologies have had such a rapid development and such a powerful impact on mankind as the invention of the airplane.
April 25, 1967, VA-212 tests the A-4 to the limit
Boeing’s electronic attack weapon
Aromatic and rich, the wood of Cedrela Odorata is a joy to work with and is a staple in Central American logging operations.
2022 Nissan Frontier
We waited nearly two decades for a new Nissan Frontier, so perhaps we let our expectations for the all-new 2022 model creep a bit too high.
THE CONNECTION BETWEEN STAMINA AND A HEALTHY HEART
We all have a general idea of what stamina means, but it would be helpful to start by defining stamina just so we have a consistent understanding of the term.
Precursor to luxury: Looking back to the Kaiser Jeep Super Wagoneer
As we put hands to keyboard on this issue of Four Wheeler, Jeep has only begun to tease us with its latest entry in the premium luxury SUV field: the Grand Wagoneer concept.
Restore ? OR RESTORED
DO YOU DREAM OF ENJOYING A CLASSIC? SHOULD YOU RESTORE, OR BUY ONE READY TO ENJOY? HERE IS A LITTLE ADVICE.
The loving tale of a rare XK150S 3.8 which has had a one-family ownership for many years, and which took the owners to London to find the family who bought it new in very early 1960!
Tamron to release two new lenses for Sony E-mount
Tamron releases a super-telephoto 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VX VXD zoom lens for Sony E full-frame cameras and an ultra-wide 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD zoom for Sony E APS-C cropped sensor cameras
720S NOT ENOUGH? ARE YOU MAD?
Liverpool boss Klopp named as EPL Manager of the Season
LONDON: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was named the Premier League’s Manager of the Season on Saturday after leading the Merseyside club to their first top-flight title in 30 years.
The fraternal twins
Both Hyundai and Kia have in the past year launched their largest-ever SUVs, primarily for the US market, and named them for towns in the US state of Colorado, Palisade and Telluride. While both the SUVs share the same underpinnings and the same drivetrain, they look remarkably different both on the inside and the outside. We drove them both back to back on the same LA Test Drives route and are excited that they may be launched in India sometime in the future